Integral PR Services Pvt Ltd has appointed Sujay Mehdudia, a career journalist, to the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Based out of New Delhi, the head-office, Mehdudia has spent over 25 years as a journalist covering a variety of Central and State government ministries other than politics and the corporate sector. He joined Integral PR last year as an advisor helping build content and networks for the agency.
As the CEO he will lead operations, talent management and new business. He will also play a significant role in developing the agency’s public affairs practice. He will report to the Chairman, Sharif D Rangnekar, who was the CEO of the firm till last May.
Rangnekar said, “Sujay brings to the table a great sense of knowledge and experience. Content is key to our business just as much as relationships and networks. Sujay covers this for us very effectively. He will help us deliver winning counsel to both existing and potential clients. He is an optimist at heart and that's what drives him most.”
During his career he has reported on politics, government, aviation, telecom, power, infrastructure, business and economy, among other sectors. As an investigative political journalist he has spent 17 years with The Hindu (one of India's leading English dailies) and two years with Amar Ujala (country’s one of the largest read Hindi publication) as its Business Editor. In addition to this, he has put in 7 years with the news wire, United News of India (UNI). He was honoured with the ‘Best Journalist of The Year’ award in 2002. He has represented the government and the newspapers he has worked with at different forums across the globe. As a result, he has visited over 35 countries during the course. This has given him a greater insight into the variety of cultures, local politics and the sheer diversity that the world offers.